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Representatives of Bulgarian municipalities visited Oslo

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40 representatives from Bulgarian municipalities, regional administration and Ministry of Energy participated in Seminar and networking meetings for sharing know-how, professional experience and achievements and partner search in the area of BG04 Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programme. The seminar was organised on 18 and 19 October 2017 by the Foundation Vision for Science and Technology Growth and Oslo International Hub in Oslo, Norway.

The representatives of Pomorie, Sofia, Burgas, Chepelare, Sozopol, Svishtov, Gabrovo, Veliko Tarnovo, Chelopech, Dobrichka, Lyaskovets, Krushari, Dimovo, Silistra, Belene, Bratsigovo, Svilengrad, Ivanovo, Nesebar, Sredets, Blagoevgrad and Kameno municipalities, as well as Lovech District had the chance to meet potential partners for projects to be implemented under EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021 in the Area of Support Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Energy Security, for which EUR 28 million are allocated. Partners for management of this programme will be Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE).

The topics for the meetings were the use of geothermal energy (heating / cooling) in buildings, improvement of energy efficiency in existing buildings to achieve Class A and implementation of pilot projects for buildings with almost zero energy consumption, the rehabilitation and modernization of street lighting - smart lighting and the monitoring of energy consumption in municipal buildings.

The event was funded under Programme BG04 "Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy" Bilateral Relations Fund, financed by the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2009 – 2014.

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